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    About a few hours I saw someone call Mc Donalds Maccy D's or Maccas. It's just a pet peeve of mine when a word is unnecessarily shortened.

    Like when I hear names like Daz and Gaz shortened from Daniel or Gary. It's just 2-3 syllables, why should it have to be shortened. Rant over.
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    nop tis al gud
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    (Original post by Longshot700)
    About a few hours I saw someone call Mc Donalds Maccy D's or Maccas. It's just a pet peeve of mine when a word is unnecessarily shortened.

    Like when I hear names like Daz and Gaz shortened from Daniel or Gary. It's just 2-3 syllables, why should it have to be shortened. Rant over.
    Are you sure it's unecessary? maybe they're too lazy to say the whole name of the person such as Gary. Gary has 2 syllables Ga-ry whereas Gaz has 1. Maybe the person prefers to be called Gaz instead of Gary.

    but in all seriousness ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Dunno why ppl do that
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    (Original post by Longshot700)
    About a few hours I saw someone call Mc Donalds Maccy D's or Maccas. It's just a pet peeve of mine when a word is unnecessarily shortened.

    Like when I hear names like Daz and Gaz shortened from Daniel or Gary. It's just 2-3 syllables, why should it have to be shortened. Rant over.
    You mean like that time you shortened 'pictures' to 'pics' in your profile?
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    You mean like that time you shortened 'pictures' to 'pics' in you profile?
    I made that before I developed this peeve.
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    (Original post by Longshot700)
    I made that before I developed this peeve.
    Then why didn't you amend your profile?
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    (Original post by Banana00)
    Then why didn't you amend your profile?
    Forgot I had it, plus I don't look at my albums everyday.
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    (Original post by homeland.lsw)
    What even is this?
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    pedantic
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    (Original post by K.C)
    pedantic
    Google searched the word thinking it was an insult, but yup, that's me.
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    (Original post by Longshot700)
    What even is this?
    Lizzie and her sister, of which I don't know her name...
    They live in Leeds and are the daftest people I have ever seen.
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    (Original post by homeland.lsw)
    Lizzie and her sister, of which I don't know her name...
    They live in Leeds and are the daftest people I have ever seen.
    But what does it mean here and why does it have 3 karma?
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    i get annoyed when people shorten things that end up being the same syllable length

    e.g.

    jealous > jelly
    1 syllable > 1 syllable
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    (Original post by Longshot700)
    Google searched the word thinking it was an insult, but yup, that's me.
    well
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    My mum was always teling me I must go to Nan's more because soon it will be too late. She's always shortening her words so I assume she means I need to make the most of going to Nando's before the fad finally wears thin, the chain becomes non-profitable and the company goes into liquidation.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    i get annoyed when people shorten things that end up being the same syllable length

    e.g.

    jealous > jelly
    1 syllable > 1 syllable
    Those words both contain two syllables?
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Those words both contain two syllables?
    I feel so stupid right now, I cannot believe I thought they were 1 syllable
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    jealous > jelly
    1 syllable > 1 syllable
    Impressive.
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    (Original post by MrDystopia)
    Impressive.
    LEAVE ME ALONE I AM VERY UNWELL AND NOT PROCESSING THINGS CORRECTLy
 
 
 
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